Before joining the Office of the Attorney General in November 2021, Stephen was an attorney with the Issues and Appeals group of Jones Day in Washington, D.C.

He served as a law clerk to Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. on the United States Supreme Court and Judge William H. Pryor Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Stephen received a B.S. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and his J.D. from Yale Law School.